Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) – 136

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

  Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast formally known as iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Today’s movie is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964). This movie is a beloved holiday classic that has been shown every year since it was released. I ain’t good at math but that like 54 years. There is some really interesting trivia associated with this movie. Robert L. May created the character of Rudolph for a Montgomery Ward marketing campaign in 1939. That same year, his brother-in-law, Johnny Marks, wrote the song. Marks took the reindeer names from a public domain poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas” which is the stockings were and hung and not a creature was stirring poem. Not the first to record the song, country singer Gene Autry…

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